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Merrily Watkins, a widowed rural vicar with a teen-aged daughter Jane, is learning the art of exorcism from the experienced clergyman Huw Edwards, despite the warnings that it is dangerous ... See full summary »

Director:

Richard Clark

Writers:

Phil Rickman (novel), Stephen Volk
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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Anna Maxwell Martin ... Merrily Watkins
Kate Dickie ... DCI Annie Howe
Nicholas Pinnock ... Bishop Mick Hunter
Doc Brown Doc Brown ... Lol Robinson (as Ben Bailey Smith)
Leila Mimmack ... Rowenna Napier
Sally Messham ... Jane Watkins
Simon Trinder Simon Trinder ... DS Frank Bliss
David Sterne ... Canon Dobbs
Will Attenborough ... James Lydon
Siobhan Finneran ... Angela Purefoy
David Threlfall ... Huw Owen
Oengus MacNamara ... Denzil Joy (as Oengus Mac Namara)
Stephen Walsh Stephen Walsh ... Paul Sayer
Holly Kavanagh Holly Kavanagh ... Woman on TV
Neil Ashton Neil Ashton ... Clive Wells
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Merrily Watkins, a widowed rural vicar with a teen-aged daughter Jane, is learning the art of exorcism from the experienced clergyman Huw Edwards, despite the warnings that it is dangerous from reclusive, troubled Canon Dobbs. Merrily is called upon by the police to help investigate the crucifixion of Satanist Paul Sayer after which she agrees to absolve the dying Denzil Joy, a man reckoned to have an evil spirit and as he dies Merrily is convinced it has passed to her. Aware that Dobbs knew and feared Joy Merrily visits the canon's house and makes a shocking discovery. Meanwhile Jane is approached by café owner Angela Purefoy who claims to be in touch with her dead father. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Mystery | Thriller

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Release Date:

23 September 2015 (UK) See more »

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Onward, Christian Soldiers
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By Sabine Baring-Gould
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